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Some of Fark's favorite Headlines of the Week: 12/15 - 12/21
Posted by Unfreakable at 2013-12-23 3:52:02 PM (4 comments) | Permalink
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Headline of the Year winners to be announced later today.

Headlines Of The Week for Sun 2013-12-15 to Sat 2013-12-21:  C BS  Federal judge rules NSA bulk cellphone data collection is unconstitutional, according to agents listening in on his phone calls  Dean admits law school has "major flaws". Like the fact they produce lawyers  The terror alert level in Reno has just been raised to "Johnny Cash"  Qatar angrily denies treating imported third-world labourers like animals, pointing out that other nations generally feed livestock  Iran unveils new advanced radar system they claim can spot drones, most likely from the columns of smoke from the burning rubble left over after a drone strike  Child brings inert grenade to school. People go crazy as if it were ert  New Mexico decides to come out in favor of gay marriage, Old Mexico loudly declares it has no son  Headline: young man with Down Syndrome, gets his college acceptance letter. Reality: to an institute designed for students with disabilities, called Clemson University  For the first time in 123 years, two women can be part of the same marriage in Utah  Doctors perform emergency C-section on an apparently expectant mother only to find ... no baby at all. Just a womb with a view  

Sports:  Stadiums being built in Brazil for 2014 World Cup so dangerous that at times there are dozens of workers rolling around clutching their knees after nearly touching it  It's been 20 years since Tonya Harding hired someone to attack Nancy Kerrigan, and Bleacher Report is interviewing the whacker to find out WHYYYYYYYY  Bill Belichick takes his team to the movies. Concessionaire flagged 15 yards for looking too hard at Tom Brady  

Geek:  Recent finding show Leibniz was the 10th person to invent a binary number system  Breast scientist enthuses about "exciting and enthralling" discovery, job  Babies want revenge. So do not wrong STORMAGEDDON DARK LORD OF ALL  

Entertainment:  Lindsay Lohan says she will spill all her secrets in a new tell-all autobiography, which will be the first celebrity scratch and sniff picture book memoir published  Shia LaBeouf admits "I farked up," vows to plagiarize more obscure writer next time  The h i s t o r y ᴑᶂ ᵃᶳᵖᵉᶜᶧ ᴿᴬᵀᴵᴼ  

Politics:  VA GOP on the closely contested AG race: WE HAVE TO RECOUNT. RECOUNT NOW NOW NOW. RECOUNT FOR JUSTICE. Day 1 of recount, the Democrat picks up 100 additional votes. VA GOP: YOU'RE DOING IT WRONG. RECOUNT BETTER  You shall cut down the widest recount margin in Virginia WIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIITH...A HERRING  Harry Reid checks into hospital after feeling unwell. Doctors find nothing wrong, say it could just be from exercising his spine, which he hadn't done in years  

Business:  Why do more people play lottery as odds get worse? Imagine how bad the average person is at math. 99% are worse than that  Credit card hackers find an easy Target  Cuba lifts restrictions on purchasing cars. Hundreds of Cubans now try to figure out how to buy a car on a salary of $16 a month
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4 Comments     (+0 »)
2013-12-23 04:18:52 PM  
My favorite of the bunch is "Credit card hackers find an easy Target."
2013-12-23 04:43:14 PM  
I rather liked this one:

New Mexico decides to come out in favor of gay marriage, Old Mexico loudly declares it has no son

Also, can't wait for the HotY announcement.
2013-12-23 05:55:52 PM  
It's hilarious that the VA recount claimed two headlines this week. It looks like the GOP conceded after losing by 900 (after the recount) votes. LOL
2013-12-23 06:29:12 PM  

Trivia Jockey: I rather liked this one:

New Mexico decides to come out in favor of gay marriage, Old Mexico loudly declares it has no son

Also, can't wait for the HotY announcement.

I've put off announcing HotY winners until tomorrow. My internet's been down for hours while a tech tries to figure it out.
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